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Rozeena Allie RD (SA)
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What to expect?

 

Initial consultation (1hour and over)

Includes a full nutritional assessment (ABCD) and nutrition education

A-   Anthropometry (physical measurements are taken, such as weight, height, waist circumference and these are analysed)

B-   Biochemical (relevant blood tests are looked at and if you do not have any available, it will be ordered for you)

C-   Clinical (any symptoms are taken note of and taken into account when deciding on your meal plans)

D-   Diet history (This includes a 24-hour recall, which means you recall your dietary intake for a day; also look at food frequency, how often certain foods are eaten. Lifestyle factors are also taken into account here)

Nutrition education will then be done

Follow up consultation (30 minutes and over)

You will be presented with an individualised meal plan, tailored to your specific needs and as far as possible to your preferences. The meal plan will be explained to you and there will be ample time for discussion.

* Please note that you may require more than one follow up consultation

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Vitality Nutrition Assessments (earn up to 1000 points)

This includes assessment (weight, height, waist circumference, body mass index), your nutrition report is discussed with you, goals are set and various key nutrition education points are discussed and explained to you. Educational material is sent to the client as well.

Kind Regards

Rozeena Allie

Registered Dietician (SA)

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Questions & Answers


What should you look for in a diabetes management program?

You should look for a balanced nutrition,a flexible diet plan that has been customized by a registered dietitian and an exercise plan.This will enable you to achieve normal or near-normal blood glucose levels.Also provide adequate calories for reaching and maintaining an optimal body weight and preventing and delaying related complications.

Why do i need the services of a dietician?

A dietician can help advise you on dietary and nutrition matters relating to health. Recently nutrition has become part of the general consciousness and I can help you manage your diet well. Nutrition is the most important thing to consider in your life as a good diet can have an incredible effect on your quality of life and your well-being.Our experience has shown that people progress well in their diets either gaining or losing weight when councelled by a registered dietician.

What about weight during pregnancy?

The amount of weight a woman may gain in pregnancy varies significantly and only some of it is due to increased body fat. The unborn child, placenta, amniotic fluid and increases in maternal blood and fluid volume all contribute to weight gain during pregnancy.Dieting during pregnancy is not recommended as it may harm the health of the child. We advise women to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Contact your dietician for a personalized diet plan during your pregnancy:

What if I have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, diabetes,cardiovascular disease, or high blood pressure?

Food has an impact on our blood sugar levels, heart, arteries and veins. By changing your diet and lifestyle you will lower your blood sugar numbers, strengthen your heart and prevent heart attack and stroke.A Dietitian can help you modify your diet in this regard.

What can I do to maintain my weight during the holiday season?

Holidays are for relaxing and having a good time. It is only natural that you will be eating out more often with friends and family. Don't stress about it. Eat food that you like and enjoy.Weigh yourself once a week, and if you have gained weight in comparison to the previous week, eat only fruit and vegetables on Friday (just before the week-end!) Enjoy your holidays!

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